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Supervisor OHS Familiarization

Supervisors working in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut must attend an approved course that familiarizes them with occupational health and safety legislation.

The legislation requires the Chief Mining Inspector or Chief OHS Inspector to approve course content. The approved providers below offer Supervisor Familiarization courses that meet legislative requirements.

Approved Course Providers
Provider Address Contact Information
Arctic Response Canada Ltd. 101 - 349 Old Airport Road
Yellowknife, NT
X1A 3X6
Tel: 867-873-3205
Fax: 867-873-3207
(Courses available in English and French)
45 Commerce Court
Cambridge, ON
N3C 4P7
Toll-Free: 1-844-267-8600
Tel: 519-267-8600
Ikajuqtuq Training and Consulting Box 2397
Iqaluit, NU
X0A 0H0
Tel: 867-877-1891
Industrial Safety Trainers 3009 Hawthorne Road, Unit #1
Ottawa, ON

Tel: 613-274-3662

Momentum Training Services P.O. Box 1027
Yellowknife, NT
X1A 2N7
Tel: 867-446-9421
Northern Safety Association 321 B Old Airport Road
Yellowknife, NT
X1A 3T3
Tel: 867-920-0763
Sisu Safety Consulting Ltd. P.O. Box 1556
Cochrane, AB
T4C 1B5
Tel: 587-228-0458
Supervisor Safety Familiarization Course Review English | Français


If you are interested in providing an approved Supervisor Familiarization course, submit your materials and a completed review application to the Chief Mining Inspector or Chief OHS Inspector.

Refer to the Occupational Health and Safety Education – Supervisors code of practice for more information on what a Supervisor Familiarization course must include.